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苦木

Ku Mu
Ku Mu #

Name

Ku Mu (India quassiawood)

  1. Ku Mu
  2. India quassiawood
  3. Ramuluset Folium Picrasmae

The Effect of 苦木

Property

Bitter, cold, slightly toxic; lung and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat, remove toxicity and dispel dampness.

Indications

Sore throat, cold due to wind-heat, eczema, snake and insect bites, diarrhea due to damp-heat, sores and boils.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, large dosage can be 30 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying, or decocted for washing or soaked in wine.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.